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CVE-2015-8898 Detail

Current Description

The WriteImages function in magick/constitute.c in ImageMagick before 6.9.2-4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted image file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/15/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/02/13 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91039 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1237
https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/commit/5b4bebaa91849c592a8448bc353ab25a54ff8c44 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/pull/34 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8898
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/17/2018